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Hidden Objective sub challenge one

Hidden Objective sub challenge one

hello,
It's about the crucial cargo submarine challenge mission (the first one)
I  destroyed every cargos with my deck gun the ca  cl and two dds  by torpedos.
There was only one ijn pt boat that suddently disapeard before i could sink it with my aa guns.
I had the other one but i can't still complete the hidden objective .
There is a ? question mark saying me failed on hidden objective.


Do i have to destroy the two pt boats aswell ?

The best way to destroy dds is letting them rush you (lure them to your back)  till they reach 0.1-00 miles at periscope depth then suddently going to surface at height where the torps will hit the buldge. launch two torpedoes quickly and go back at level two depth. I manage to not going fully at surface to avoid the gun hits. the depth charge won't reach me cause the destroyer ,will be dead by the time.

I tryed the same method that work aswell by going fully forward at periscope depth
When the destroyer is at a 0.2 -0.1 distance i'm going to use my backward engine I reach 0.0-0.1 miles i launch two torps from below the surface.

About the second mission where catalina and tb aircraft try to hit me with depth charge
I found the best way was going to surface firing with AA guns.
Then going to full depth when all planes are destroyed will let me avoid the ptboats depth charge.
I'm going to find the cl then destroy it
I take control of my  other sub to destroy the dds.

I have full time to take care of the pt boats with my two subs.
I'm using my main deck gun predicting where bullets will land.

The essex is impossible to hit with deck guns so i use torps while surfacing cause no more surface ships will get me ^^

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Re: Hidden Objective sub challenge one

Hidden objectives for Crucial Cargo are:

- Destroy the convoy’s warship escort (1)

- Sink all the cargo ships in the area (2)

It's not so easy to destroy japanese PT Boats using submarine artillery, because they are armed with artillery too!

About that second mission (which in fact is third mission from Submarine Challanges ae) Coup de Grace. I didn't played it since a years, but that what i remember it was not so easy for newbie like I was in these days. Hidden objective for that mission is: -Sink the DeHaven .

And that what I can remember, after some fails i used they way you described here to take a win. Destroy planes with AA machine gun, sink PT Boats, then play with the rest of ships ab

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